On Sat 02 Jul 2011 at 00:07:55 +0200, lee wrote: > Hm. Nouveau did it automatically. When I switched to the nvidia > packages, I got the normal 80x25 display. 'video-VGA-1:1280x1024' is a kernel command line parameter. A long time has passed since I used it so I've forgotton the ins and outs. It could have something to do with framebuffers. The proprietary drivers are a mystery to me.